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Actinotaenium diplosporum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Actinotaenium diplosporum (P. Lundell) Teiling

This species seems scarcer than the varieties. Most often found in circumneutral waters in shallow lochans and pools.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. (editors) (2014) Algae of Ukraine, Volume 4: Charophyta